Wrapped Statues (Project for Der Glyptothek, Munchen, West Germany)
Christo (1935- ) is an American artist born in Bulgaria, living in New York. He studied art, sculpture and set design at the Academy in Sophia (1953-56), and at the Kunstakademie, Vienna (1956). In 1958, Christo moved to Paris and in 1964 settled in New York. Christo collaborates closely on all of his projects with his wife Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009).